Archive | September, 2011

Moving to an urban area? Don’t forget your insurance

For entrepreneurs who are thinking of either relocating their business to or founding their start-up in an urban area, industry experts urge them to not forget to secure one of the most important things they can – making sure to secure your financial safety nets such as public liability or professional indemnity insurance.

Business insurance broker urging safety first for coming winter

One of the leading business insurance broking firms in the UK has recently begun to urge ‘safety first’ for this coming winter, exhorting construction site managers to encourage their employers to keep up to date on health and safety procedures.

DWF appoints six new members to its commercial insurance team

One north west firm has appointed six new members to its commercial insurance and retail teams in London, industry experts recently reported.

Many law firms still lacking PI insurance for coming new period

As the 1 October renewal deadline looms for the legal profession, industry experts say that many law firms are still lacking professional indemnity insurance cover for the coming new period.

Most commercial insurance will cover riot damage, experts say

Experts say that most commercial insurance policies will indeed cover damage businesses suffered to their premises during the recent riots, up to and including damage caused by looting, fire, or interruption of business caused by rampaging mobs.

Australian Professional Indemnity firms also facing headaches

As if the situation in the UK for solicitor firms wasn’t bad enough, Australian firms in need of professional indemnity insurance have also been feeling the pain recently.

Green business insurance provider launches new cover

One green business insurance provider in the UK has recently launched innovative new insurance cover designed to provide business liability insurance to firms with smaller-scale renewable energy generators, such as hydro and wind turbines and solar photovoltaic devices providing up to as much as 750 kw.

Manx firm appoints new commercial insurance specialist

One firm from the Isle of Man has recently announced the appointment of commercial insurance expert Brian O’Connor as the new head of its General Insurance Division.

Many solicitor firms in Ireland finding it a struggle

Many solicitor firms in Ireland are finding it a struggle to keep their doors open due to the foundering economy and rampant professional indemnity insurance premium costs.

PI insurance underwriter secures new capacity

A professional indemnity insurance underwriter has recently secured new capacity less than six months after it parted ways with its former provider.